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"Scientific progress makes moral progress a necessity for if man's power is increased, the checks that restrain him from abusing it must be strengthened."

"The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability."

"The main business of religions is to purify, control, and restrain that excessive and exclusive taste for well-being which men acquire in times of equality."

"It is easier to lead men to combat, stirring up their passion, than to restrain them and direct them toward the patient labors of peace."

"It is easier to lead men to combat, stirring up their passion, than to restrain them and direct them toward the patient labors of peace."

"I think people should have the legal right to hurt themselves without fearing that they're going to get locked up for doing so. But on a personal level, if someone I loved was hurting himself or herself in front of me, I would, of course, try to restrain them."

"One great object of the Constitution was to restrain majorities from oppressing minorities or encroaching upon their just rights."

"The main business of religions is to purify, control, and restrain that excessive and exclusive taste for well-being which men acquire in times of equality."

"A wise and frugal Government, which shall restrain men from injuring one another, which shall leave them otherwise free to regulate their own pursuits of industry and improvement, and shall not take from the mouth of labor the bread it has earned. This is the sum of good government, and this is necessary to close the circlue of our felicities."

"The one who cannot restrain their anger will wish undone, what their temper and irritation prompted them to do."

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